Acas - Working For Everyone

At the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas), they exist to make working life better for everyone in Britain. Acas are a trusted, independent and impartial public body providing advice and support on all workplace issues to improve productivity and fairness, and reduce workplace conflict, which costs businesses nearly £30 billion every year.

Acas works with millions of employers and employees every year to improve workplace relationships, so they know how to help you get it right. Healthy working relationships are critical not just to the success of workplaces and the economy, but also because they allow people to flourish and find meaning, purpose and fulfilment at work.

They help resolve workplace problems by thinking first about the people involved, and giving them the skills to have open and honest, and sometimes difficult conversations. They help prevent disputes before they happen with training, advice and in-house specialist support; and resolve them when they arise through our dispute resolution services, which give those involved the opportunity to find solutions to prevent large-scale disruptive industrial action, and avoid costly, time-consuming employment tribunals.

Acas is governed by an independent council representing employers, trade unions, and independents. They work closely with partners, including in Government, business, the trade union movement, thinktanks and charities to increase awareness of good working practices and to think about the future of workplaces. Together, Acas make working life better for everyone in Britain.

Promotions and toolkit

Acas have a toolkit with tips, guidance, shareable assets, and resources for you to use.

Our new and updated guidance covers:

  • Checking holiday entitlement and sick pay
  • Fit notes and proof of sickness
  • Time of for dependants/parents
  • Returning to work after absence
  • Creating absence policies
  • Recording and reducing sickness absense
  • Absence trigger points

Feedback and insight

Please let us know whether you or your comms team are able to share our guidance among your networks and business partners. We would be grateful for any feedback and engagement statistics you could offer.

Additionally, if you are interested in custom guest spots, blogs, speakers, or other content on this subject for your channels, kindly get in contact.

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